CT Radiologist-PRN

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Location:
Allen, TX US
Job ID:
98987
Department:
Radiology Dept
Area of Interest:
Allied Health
Job Type:
PRN
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health Allen

Qualifications/Duties:
Minimum Education Required: Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology.  Associates degree preferred.  

Minimum Licensure/Certifications Required:  ARRT R,
ARRT CT designation within 12 months of hire, CMRT, AHA BCLS within 30 days of hire.  

Minimum Experience Required:  1 Year radiologic technician experience.  

Minimum skills Required:  Communication, computer, venipuncture

Work Hours/Schedule:  Variable shifts as needed.  

Duties/Responsibilities:  
Imaging Procedures, Quality and Processing

1. Explains procedures to patient or guardian / family member if applicable prior to exam

2. Positions patient to correct anatomical area of interest

3. Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations

4. Adjusts technique parameters appropriately for age related factors

5. Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique

6. Maintains attention to details

7. Processes and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, makes technique adjustments or repeat procedures as needed 8. Utilizes proper downtime procedures for PACS and HIS / RIS

9. Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS

10. Prints laser images from modality or PACS

11. Coordinates with Centralized Scheduling and other modalities

Patient Care

1. Uses multidisciplinary, team oriented actions

2. Assesses and recognizes the patient’s emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive and psychosocial conditions

3. Prepares room for examination (i.e. suction, oxygen, supplies)

4. Checks physician orders and exam requisitions using time-out procedures

5. Greets and acknowledges patient, using two forms of ID

6. Obtains patient history

7. Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices, and monitor patient during imaging

8. Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment

9. Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient

10. Administers contrast media and other medications in accordance with medication administration guidelines

11. Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed

12. Communicates respectfully with co-workers and other departments

Equipment Operation and Maintenance

1. Adjusts technical factors

2. Operates, cares for and maintains equipment

3. Applies knowledge of physics and accessories

4. Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction

5. Maintains equipment and room to sanitary standards between patients (injectors, table tops, floors)

6. Stocks supplies daily

7. Exchanges and maintenance of film badges within designated time frames

8. Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards

9. Productive during periods of decreased work flow

Professional Accountability and Partnership

1. Maintains and enhances technical skills and technology advancement

2. Attends departmental continuing education, meetings, and checks email in a timely manner

3. Identifies, troubleshoots and initiates quality improvement

4. Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary

5. Performs any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor


Entity Information:
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen is a 73-bed, acute-care hospital serving the northern Collin County area since 2000. Hospital services include women’s care, a Level II neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics, pediatrics, wound care and sleep medicine. Texas Health Allen, a Pathway to Excellence® designated hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, has more than 500 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 25 specialties. Texas Health Allen is a World Health Organization-designated "Baby-Friendly Hospital" and was the first hospital in Texas to receive the distinction. The hospital is a Level IV trauma center and an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, which makes our facility intensely qualified to serve our community and your professional aspirations.
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